Kawasaki Announces the All-New 2020 Jet Ski STX160 Personal Watercraft and Jet Ski Lineup

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ALL-NEW Jet Ski® STX®160 Personal Watercraft Ignite the Fun.

FOOTHILL RANCH, CA – October 7, 2019 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – The all-new 2020 Kawasaki Jet Ski® STX®160 has been thoroughly redesigned and refined to improve comfort, handing, and amenities, while maintaining the legendary performance of the Kawasaki STX line of watercraft. The Jet Ski STX160 utilizes a new balanced hull, ergonomic riding position, large fuel tank and storage compartment along with several new easy-to-use rider aid functions to create a comfortable and exciting three seat personal watercraft, that appeals to a wide range of riders. The fresh, new styling of the Jet Ski STX160 hull pays homage to its Kawasaki heritage and even shares some design influence from the Jet Ski ®ULTRA® series, but when taking in the whole craft it is clear that it is the an all-new STX® model. Developed for fun, excitement, and comfort, the Jet Ski STX160 is powered by a DOHC, 16-valve, parallel 4-cylinder, 1498cc engine and when paired with features including a new rear hull, large fuel tank, and electronic cruise control, this creates a perfect choice for touring and, recreation.

In addition, the following Jet Ski models are returning for 2020:

  • Jet Ski® SX-R™
  • Jet Ski® Ultra® LX
  • Jet Ski® Ultra® 310X
  • Jet Ski® Ultra® 310R
  • Jet Ski® Ultra® 310LX

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Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (KHI) started full-scale production of motorcycles over a half century ago. The first Kawasaki motorcycle engine was designed based on technical know-how garnered from the development and production of aircraft engines, and Kawasaki’s entry into the motorcycle industry was driven by the company’s constant effort to develop new technologies. Numerous new Kawasaki models introduced over the years have helped shape the market, and in the process have created enduring legends based on their unique engineering, power, design and riding pleasure. In the future, Kawasaki’s commitment to maintaining and furthering these strengths will surely give birth to new legends.

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (KMC) markets and distributes Kawasaki motorcycles, ATVs, side x sides, and Jet Ski® watercraft through a network of approximately 1,100 independent retailers, with close to an additional 7,700 retailers specializing in general purpose engines. KMC and its affiliates employ nearly 3,100 people in the United States, with approximately 260 of them located at KMC’s Foothill Ranch, California headquarters.

Kawasaki’s tagline, “Let the good times roll.®”, is recognized worldwide. The Kawasaki brand is synonymous with powerful, stylish and category-leading vehicles. Information about Kawasaki’s complete line of powersports products and Kawasaki affiliates can be found on the Internet at www.kawasaki.com.

Source: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

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